AMD Ryzen 5 7600 vs AMD Ryzen 5 8500G

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AMD Ryzen 5 7600 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 8500G

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 7600 or AMD Ryzen 5 8500G - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.10 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 was released in Q1/2023.

The AMD Ryzen 5 8500G has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 8500G was released in Q1/2024.
AMD Ryzen 5 (84) Family AMD Ryzen 5 (84)
AMD Ryzen 7000 (14) CPU group AMD Ryzen 8000G (12)
6 Generation 6
Raphael (Zen 4) Architecture Phoenix (Zen 4)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz). The AMD Ryzen 5 8500G has 6 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 4.10 GHz (5.00 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 5 7600 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz)
6x Zen 4
A-Core 4.10 GHz (5.00 GHz)
2x Zen 4
-- B-Core 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
4x Zen 4c

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

AMD Radeon Graphics (Raphael) GPU AMD Radeon 740M
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
2.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.80 GHz
9 GPU Generation 10
5 nm Technology 4 nm
3 Max. displays 4
2 Compute units 4
128 Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing Yes
No Frame Generation AMD FSR
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon Graphics (Raphael) GPU AMD Radeon 740M
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 8500G can connect up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
DDR5-5200 Memory DDR5-5200
128 GB Max. Memory 256 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
83.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 83.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
6.00 MB L2 Cache 6.00 MB
32.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 4.0
24 PCIe lanes 14
94.5 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 27.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 has a TDP of 65 W, that of the AMD Ryzen 5 8500G is 65 W.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
88 W TDP (PL2) --
142 W TDP up --
-- TDP down 45 W
95 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 7600 has a 38.00 MB cache, while the AMD Ryzen 5 8500G cache has a total of 22.00 MB.

AMD Ryzen 5 7600 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
5 nm Technology 4 nm
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512
AM5 (LGA 1718) Socket AM5 (LGA 1718)
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2024
-- Release price 179 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 (98%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G (99%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G (84%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
95 (94%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
101 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
840 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
742 (88%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
2049 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1965 (96%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
11147 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 4.45 GHz
8768 (79%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
2682 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
2686 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
11967 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 4.45 GHz
11063 (92%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
AMD Radeon Graphics (Raphael) @ 2.20 GHz
563 (39%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
AMD Radeon 740M @ 2.80 GHz
1434 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
27996 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 4.45 GHz
21862 (78%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1868 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
14540 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 4.45 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
722 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
5850 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
6C 12T @ 4.45 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
14,540 CB R23 MC @ 83 W
176 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8500G AMD Ryzen 5 8500G
4.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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